Blue Note Records Discography: 1969-1970

1969 (30th anniversary)

Lonnie Smith Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet -1/4) Julian Priester (trombone -1/4) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax -1/4) Lonnie Smith (organ) Melvin Sparks (guitar) Leo Morris (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 3, 1969
1. 3307 tk.7See-SawBlue Note BST 84313
2. 3308 tk.11Eleanor Rigby-
3. 3309 tk.15Turning Point-
4. 3310 tk.19Slow High-
5. 3311 tk.27People Sure Act Funny-
* Blue Note BST 84313   Lonnie Smith - Turning Point

Horace Silver Quintet

Randy Brecker (trumpet, flugelhorn -1/3) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, flute) Horace Silver (piano) John Williams (bass) Billy Cobham (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 10, 1969
1. 3393 tk.7The Risings SunBlue Note BST 84309
2. 3394 tk.15You Gotta Take A Little LoveBlue Note 45-1946, BST 84309, BN-LA402-H2
3. 3395It's Timerejected
4. 3396 tk.25Lovely's DaughterBlue Note BST 84309
* Blue Note BST 84309   Horace Silver - You Gotta Take A Little Love
* Blue Note BN-LA402-H2   Horace Silver Best Album
* Blue Note 45-1946   Horace Silver - You Gotta Take A Little Love / Down And Out

Horace Silver Quintet

Randy Brecker (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, flute) Horace Silver (piano) John Williams (bass) Billy Cobham (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 17, 1969
3397 tk.29Brain WaveBlue Note BST 84309
3398 tk.34The Belly Danger-
3399 tk.36Down And OutBlue Note 45-1946, BST 84309
3395 tk.42It's TimeBlue Note BST 84309
* Blue Note BST 84309   Horace Silver - You Gotta Take A Little Love
* Blue Note 45-1946   Horace Silver - You Gotta Take A Little Love / Down And Out

Frank Foster Septet

Burt Collins (trumpet, piccolo trumpet -1/5) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone -1/5) Ed Pazant (alto sax, flute, oboe -1/5) Frank Foster (tenor sax, alto clarinet) George Cables (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 31, 1969
1. 3322 tk.1Slug's BagBlue Note BST 84316
2. 3323 tk.7Buster Brown-
3. 3324 tk.15Fly By Night-
4. 3325 tk.23Hip Shakin'-
5. 3326 tk.27What's New From The Monster Mill-
6. 3327 tk.31The House That Love Built-
* Blue Note BST 84316   Frank Foster (not released)

Larry Young Quartet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Herbert Mogan (tenor sax) Larry Young (organ) Eddie Gladden (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 7, 1969
553 tk.2VisionsBlue Note LT-1038
554 tk.6Love Drops-
555 tk.8Trip Merchant-
556 tk.12Mother Ship-
557 tk.13Street Scene-
* Blue Note LT-1038   Larry Young - Mother Ship

Duke Pearson Trio

Duke Pearson (piano, celeste) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 25, 1969
3705 tk.4Sleigh RideBlue Note BST 84323
tk.9Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmasrejected
tk.16Go Tell It On The Mountain-
tk.17Little Drummer Boy-
3709 tk.22Old Fashioned Christmasunissued
tk.32Santa Claus Is Coming To Townrejected
tk.34Silent Night-
tk.35Jingle Bells-
tk.37Wassail Song-
* Blue Note BST 84323   Duke Pearson - Merry Ole Soul

Reuben Wilson Sextet

Richard Williams (trumpet) Trevor Lawrence (tenor sax) Reuben Wilson (organ) Jimmy Ponder (guitar) George Baker (bass) Tommy Derrick (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 28, 1969
3737Hot RodBlue Note rejected
3738Stormy-
3739Cruisin'-
3740I'm Gonna Make You Love Me-

Stanley Turrentine Quintet

Thad Jones (flugelhorn -1,2,4,5) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 3, 1969
1. 3743 tk.2The Way You Look TonightBlue Note BST 84336
2. 3744 tk.11Quittin' Time-
3. 3745 tk.22Stella By Starlight-
4. 3746 tk.28Six And Four-
5. 3747 tk.31Get It-
* Blue Note BST 84336   Stanley Turrentine - Another Story

Elvin Jones Septet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor sax -1/4) Joe Farrell (tenor, soprano sax, flute, alto flute) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Candido (congas -1,2,4,5) Miguelito Valdes (percussion -1,4,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 14, 1969
1. 3852 tk.1Dido AfriqueBlue Note BN-LA506-H2
2. 3853 tk.4Champagne Baby-
3. 3854 tk.8Inner Space-
4. 3855 tk.14Raynay-
5. 3856 tk.18Once I Loved (O Amor Em Paz)-
* Blue Note BN-LA506-H2   Elvin Jones - The Prime Elements
= Blue Note 7243 4 93385 2   Elvin Jones - At This Point In Time

Reuben Wilson Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor sax) Reuben Wilson (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Leo Morris (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1969
3959 tk.3/4Love BugBlue Note BST 84317
3961 tk.9Back Out-
3960 tk.12Stormy-
3956 tk.15Hot Rod-
3958 tk.16I Say A Little Prayer-
3957 tk.17I'm Gonna Make You Love Me-
* Blue Note BST 84317, B1-29905, 7243 8 29905 2   Reuben Wilson - Love Bug

McCoy Tyner Quintet With String Quartet

Harold Vick (soprano sax -1/3) Al Gibbons (reeds, flute -1/3) Julian Barber, Emanuel Green (violin -1/3) Gene Orloff (viola -1/3) Kermit Moore (cello, director -1/3) McCoy Tyner (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass) Freddie Waits (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 4, 1969
1. tk.4Shaken But Not ForsakenBlue Note BN-LA460-H2
2. tk.10Cosmos-
3. tk.15Song For My Lady-
4. tk.19Vibration Blues-
* Blue Note BN-LA460-H2   McCoy Tyner - Cosmos

Duke Pearson Quintet With New York Group Singer's Big Band

Duke Pearson (piano, electric piano, flugelhorn, arranger) Al Gafa (electric guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Airto Moreira (percussion) Andy Bey (vocals -2) New York Group Singer's Big Band (voice) Jack Manno (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 11, 1969
1. 4019 tk.3Cristo RedentorBlue Note BST 84344
2. 4018 tk.9Give Me Your Love-
3. 4017 tk.17Stella By Starlight-
4. 4020 tk.21Little Song-
* Blue Note BST 84344, B1-84344   Duke Pearson - How Insensitive

Duke Pearson Quintet With New York Group Singer's Big Band

Duke Pearson (piano, electric piano, flugelhorn, arranger -1/3, piano -4) Al Gafa (electric guitar -1/3) Bob Cranshaw (bass -1/3) Mickey Roker (drums -1/3) Airto Moreira (percussion -1/3) Andy Bey (vocals -1) New York Group Singer's Big Band (voice -1/3) Jack Manno (arranger, conductor -1/3)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 14, 1969
1. 4021 tk.29ClaraBlue Note BST 84344
2. 4022 tk.39My Love Waits-
3. 4023 tk.43Old Fashioned Christmasunissued
4. 4024 tk.44How InsensitiveBlue Note BST 84344
* Blue Note BST 84344, B1-84344   Duke Pearson - How Insensitive

Herbie Hancock Nonet

Johnny Coles (flugelhorn) Garnett Brown (trombone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Hubert Laws (flute) Jerome Richardson (bass clarinet) Joe Henderson (tenor sax, alto flute) Herbie Hancock (piano, electric piano) Buster Williams (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 18, 1969
4011 tk.4/5The Prisoner (alternate take)Blue Note 7243 4 95569 2
4011 tk.10The PrisonerBlue Note BST 84321, BN-LA399-H2
4012 tk.31Who Lives In FearBlue Note BST 84321
* Blue Note BST 84321, CDP 7 46845 2, 7243 5 25649 2   Herbie Hancock - The Prisoner
* Blue Note BN-LA399-H2   Herbie Hancock Best Album
* Blue Note 7243 4 95569 2   Herbie Hancock - The Complete Blue Note Sixties Sessions

Herbie Hancock Nonet

Johnny Coles (flugelhorn) Garnett Brown (trombone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Hubert Laws (flute) Jerome Richardson (bass clarinet) Joe Henderson (tenor sax, alto flute) Herbie Hancock (piano, electric piano) Buster Williams (bass) Albert Heath (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 21, 1969
4013 tk.40I Have A DreamBlue Note BST 84321, BST 89907
* Blue Note BST 84321, CDP 7 46845 2, 7243 5 25649 2   Herbie Hancock - The Prisoner
* Blue Note BST 89907   The Best Of Herbie Hancock

Jack Wilson and others

Jack Wilson (piano) and others
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, April 21, 1969
tk.1SunnyBlue Note unissued

Jack Wilson Quintet

Tommy Vig (vibraharp) Jack Wilson (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Donald Bailey (drums)
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, April 23, 1969
Scarborough Fair / Canticlerejected
5546 tk.6Soft Summer RainBlue Note BST 84328
* Blue Note BST 84328   Jack Wilson - Song For My Daughter

Herbie Hancock Nonet

Johnny Coles (flugelhorn) Garnett Brown (trombone) Jack Jeffers (bass trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute) Romeo Penque (bass clarinet) Joe Henderson (tenor sax, alto flute) Herbie Hancock (piano, electric piano) Buster Williams (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 23, 1969
4014 tk.42FirewaterBlue Note BST 84321
4014 tk.45Firewater (alternate take)Blue Note 7243 4 95569 2
4015 tk.52Promise Of The SunBlue Note BST 84321
* Blue Note BST 84321, CDP 7 46845 2, 7243 5 25649 2   Herbie Hancock - The Prisoner
* Blue Note 7243 4 95569 2   Herbie Hancock - The Complete Blue Note Sixties Sessions

Lou Donaldson Quintet

Ed Williams (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (electric alto sax, vocals) Charles Earland (organ) Melvin Sparks (guitar) Leo Morris (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 25, 1969
tk.1Turtle WalkBlue Note BST 84318
tk.4It's Your Thing-
tk.8Hot DogBlue Note 45-1949, BST 84318
tk.11Who's Making Love (To Your Old Lady)-
tk.14BonnieBlue Note BST 84318
* Blue Note BST 84318, B1-28267   Lou Donaldson - Hot Dog
* Blue Note 45-1949   Lou Donaldson - Hot Dog / Who's Making Love

Eddie Gale Nonet With Noble Gale Singers

Eddie Gale (trumpet) Roland Alexander (soprano sax, flute -2/8) Jimmy Lyons (alto sax -2/8) Russell Lyle (tenor sax, flute -2/8) Jo Ann Gale Stevens (guitar, vocals -2/8) Henry Pearson, Judah Samuel (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) John Robinson (African drums -2/8) Sylvia Bibbs, Charles Davis, Paula Nadine Larkin, William Norwood, Fulumi Prince, Carol Ann Robinson, Sondra Walston (vocals -2/8)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 2, 1969
1. 4219Ghetto SummertimeBlue Note 45-1952, BST 84320
2. 4220The GleekerBlue Note BST 84320
3. 4221It Must Be You-
4. 4222Black Rhythm HappeningBlue Note 45-1952, BST 84320
5. 4223Look At TeyondaBlue Note BST 84320
6. 4224Song Of Will-
7. 4379Ghetto Love Night-
8. 4380Mexico Thing-
* Blue Note BST 84320   Eddie Gale - Black Rhythm Happening
* Blue Note 45-1952   Eddie Gale - Black Rhythm Happening / Ghetto Summertime

Duke Pearson Quintet

Duke Pearson (piano) Dorio Ferreira (guitar, percussion) Bebeto Jose Souza (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Airto Moreira (percussion) Flora Pulim (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 5, 1969
6181 tk.16Sandalia DelaBlue Note BST 84344
6182 tk.24Tears-
6202 tk.29Upa NeguinhoBlue Note B1-35220
6201 tk.34LamentoBlue Note BST 84344
* Blue Note BST 84344, B1-84344   Duke Pearson - How Insensitive
* Blue Note B1-35220, 7243 8 35220 2   Duke Pearson - I Don't Care Who Knows It

Donald Byrd Group

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Lew Tabackin (flute) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (electric piano) Jimmy Ponder (guitar) Roland Wilson (bass) Joe Chambers (drums) Nat Bettis, John Richardson (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1969
4279 tk.2WeaselBlue Note BST 84319
4278 tk.8I Love The Girl-
* Blue Note BST 84319, CDP 7 89796 2   Donald Byrd - Fancy Free

Andrew Hill Quintet With Lawrence Marshall Vocal Choir

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Carlos Garnett (tenor sax) Andrew Hill (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Freddie Waits (drums) Benjamin Franklin Carter, Joan Johnson, LaReine LaMer, Lawrence Marshall, Gail Nelson, Antenett Goodman Ray, Ron Steward (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 16, 1969
4363Ghetto LightsBlue Note BST 84330
4361 tk.3Two Lullabies-
4359 tk.15Hey Hey-
4362Love Chant-
4360Lift Every Voice-
* Blue Note BST 84330, 7243 5 27546 2   Andrew Hill - Lift Every Voice

Lee Morgan Tentet

Burt Collins, Joe Shepley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Lee Morgan (trumpet, flugelhorn -1) Toots Thielemans (harmonica, guitar) Duke Pearson (piano, arranger) Wally Richardson (guitar) Al Gafa (electric guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Airto Moreira (percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, May 22, 1969
1. 4377 tk.6Midnight CowboyBlue Note 45-1951, 7243 8 57748 2
2. 4378 tk.13Popi-
* Blue Note 7243 8 57748 2   Various Artists - Blue Movies: Scoring For The Studios
* Blue Note 45-1951   Lee Morgan - Midnight Cowboy / Popi

Blue Mitchell With Orchestra

Bobby Bryant, Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Charlie Loper (trombone) Buddy Collette (flute) Bill Green (alto sax, flute) Plas Johnson (tenor sax) Dee Ervin (piano, percussion) Monk Higgins (piano, percussion, arranger, conductor) Fred Robinson, Al Vescovo (guitar) Bob West (electric bass) John Guerin (drums) Alan Estes (congas)
RPM Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 22, 1969
5170Blue DashikiBlue Note BST 84324
5168Heads Down-
5166Flat Backing-
* Blue Note BST 84324   Blue Mitchell - Bantu Village

Blue Mitchell With Orchestra

Bobby Bryant, Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Charlie Loper (trombone) Buddy Collette (flute) Bill Green (alto sax, flute) Plas Johnson (tenor sax) Dee Ervin (piano, percussion) Monk Higgins (piano, percussion, arranger, conductor) Fred Robinson, Al Vescovo (guitar) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Paul Humphrey (drums) King Ellison (congas): Wilton Felder (electric bass) Paul Humphrey (drums) King Ellison (congas) replaces West, Guerin, Estes
RPM Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 23, 1969
4779/80H.N.I.C.Blue Note 45-1954, BST 84324
5167Na Ta KaBlue Note BST 84324
5171Bush Girl-
5169Bantu Village-
3-6-9unissued
* Blue Note BST 84324   Blue Mitchell - Bantu Village
* Blue Note 45-1954   Blue Mitchell - H.N.I.C., Part 1&2

Donald Byrd Group

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Jerry Dodgion (flute) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (electric piano) Jimmy Ponder (guitar) Roland Wilson (bass) Leo Morris (drums) Nat Bettis, John Richardson (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 6, 1969
4276 tk.10Fancy FreeBlue Note BST 84319
4277 tk.23The Uptowner-
* Blue Note BST 84319, CDP 7 89796 2   Donald Byrd - Fancy Free

John Patton Quartet

Marvin Cabell (soprano, tenor sax) George Coleman (tenor sax) John Patton (organ) Leroy Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 9, 1969
tk.5Buddy BoyBlue Note 7243 8 53924 2 9
tk.162 J-
tk.23Man From TanganyikaBlue Note 7243 8 35221 2 5
tk.25Cissy Strut-
tk.30Dragon Slayer-
tk.33Sweet PeaBlue Note 7243 8 53924 2 9
* Blue Note 7243 8 53924 2 9   John Patton - Accent On The Blues
* Blue Note 7243 8 35221 2 5   John Patton - Memphis To New York Spirit

Brother Jack McDuff Quintet With Large Band

Jay Arnold (tenor sax) Brother Jack McDuff (organ) Charlie Freeman (guitar) unknown (electric bass) Sammy Greason (drums) unidentified large band (-2,3,6)
Memphis, TN, June 10, 1969
1. 4467The VibratorBlue Note 45-1957, BST 84322
2. 4468Down Home StyleBlue Note 45-1953, BST 84322
3. 4469Memphis In JuneBlue Note BST 84322
4. 4470Theme From Electric SurfboardBlue Note 45-1953, BST 84322
5. 4471It's All A JokeBlue Note BST 84322
6. 4472Butter (For Yo Popcorn)-
7. 4473Groovin' (On A Sunday Afternoon)-
8. 4474As She Walked Away-
* Blue Note BST 84322, B1-54329   Brother Jack McDuff - Down Home Style
* Blue Note 45-1957   Brother Jack McDuff - Oblighetto / The Vibrator
* Blue Note 45-1953   Brother Jack McDuff - Down Home Style / Theme From Electric Surfboard

Andrew Hill Quartet With String Quartet

Carlos Garnett (tenor sax) Andrew Hill (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Freddie Waits (drums) with Sanford Allen (violin) Selwart Clarke, Booker Rowe (viola) Kermit Moore (cello)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 13, 1969
tk.5Untitled (as Mahogany)Mosaic MS-016
tk.10Untitled (as Monkash)-
Soul MateBlue Note rejected
* Mosaic MS-016   Andrew Hill - Mosaic Select

Jack Wilson Trio

Jack Wilson (piano) Ike Isaacs (bass) Donald Bailey (drums)
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, June 19, 1969
5541 (tk.6)Scarborough Fair / CanticleBlue Note BST 84328
(tk.2)Soulin'unissued
(tk.1)Soft Summer Rainrejected
* Blue Note BST 84328   Jack Wilson - Song For My Daughter

Jack Wilson Solo/Trio plus Strings Overdubs

Jack Wilson (piano) plus overdubs: Israel Baker, Betty Marks (violin) Myer Bellow, Dave Burk (viola) Jesse Ehrlich, Kurt Reher (cello) Billy Byers (arranger, conductor)
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, June 21, 1969;
overdubbed on Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, June 26, 1969
5542 (tk.5)Song For My DaughterBlue Note BST 84328
Jack Wilson (piano) Ike Isaacs (bass) Donald Bailey (drums) plus overdubs: Israel Baker, Betty Marks (violin) Myer Bellow, Dave Burk (viola) Jesse Ehrlich, Kurt Reher (cello) Billy Byers (arranger, conductor)
(tk.1)Street Sceneunissued
5545 (tk.5)StormyBlue Note BST 84328
(tk.2)Non Sectarian Blues (Presbyterian Blues)unissued
* Blue Note BST 84328   Jack Wilson - Song For My Daughter

Stanley Turrentine Quartet

Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano, electric piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Billy Cobham (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 23, 1969
tk.4Intermission WalkBlue Note LT-1095
tk.7Stan's Shuffle-
tk.14Watch What Happens-
tk.19Wave-
Three Quartersrejected
* Blue Note LT-1095   Stanley Turrentine - Ain't No Way

Donald Byrd Group

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Kenny Rupp (French horn) Al Gibbons (flute) Gary Campbell (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (electric piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Freddie Waits (drums) Roland Wilson (congas) 3 vocals
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, July 7, 1969
4612-9Now WheddyBlue Note rejected
4613-5Yano-
4614-3Congo (instrumental version)-

Hank Mobley Sextet

Dizzy Reece (trumpet) Slide Hampton (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Vince Benedetti (piano) Alby Cullaz (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Barclay Studios, Paris, France, July 12, 1969
4804 tk.5Early Morning StrollBlue Note BST 84329
4805 tk.1218th Hole-
4806 tk.18Feelin' Folksy-
4807 tk.24Snappin' Out-
4808 tk.26The Flip-
* Blue Note BST 84329   Hank Mobley - The Flip

Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Orchestra

Thad Jones (cornet, flugelhorn, composer, leader) Mel Lewis (drums) Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Orchestra
NYC, July 25, 1969
Jive SambaBlue Note BN-LA392-H2
The Big Dipper-
Central Park North-
The Groove Merchant-
* Blue Note BN-LA392-H2   Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Best Album

Andrew Hill Quartet With String Quartet

Bennie Maupin (flute, tenor sax -1/5) Andrew Hill (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) with Sanford Allen (violin) Al Brown, Selwart Clarke (viola) Kermit Moore (cello)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 1, 1969
1. tk.5PoinsettiaBlue Note BN-LA459-H2; Mosaic MS-016
2. tk.12Not SoBlue Note rejected
3. tk.14Illusion (alternate take)Mosaic MS-016
4. tk.15IllusionBlue Note BN-LA459-H2; Mosaic MS-016
5. tk.20Soul MateMosaic MS-016
6. tk.22FragmentsBlue Note BN-LA459-H2; Mosaic MS-016
* Blue Note BN-LA459-H2   Andrew Hill - One For One
* Mosaic MS-016   Andrew Hill - Mosaic Select

Lonnie Smith Quintet

Rudy Jones (tenor sax) Ronnie Cuber (baritone sax) Lonnie Smith (organ, vocals) Larry McGee (guitar) Sylvester Goshay (drums)
"Club Harlem", Atlantic City, NJ, August 9, 1969
4809 tk.2Charlie BrownBlue Note BST 84326
4810 tk.4Satisfactionrejected
4811 tk.5Move Your HandBlue Note 45-1955, BST 84326
4812 tk.6Sunshine SupermanBlue Note BST 84326
4813 tk.7Dancin' On An Easy GrooveBlue Note B1-31883, 7243 8 31249 2
4814 tk.8Layin' In The CutBlue Note BST 84326
* Blue Note BST 84326, B1-31249, 7243 8 31249 2   Lonnie Smith - Move Your Hand
* Blue Note B1-31883   Various Artists - The Lost Grooves
* Blue Note 45-1955   Lonnie Smith - Move Your Hand, Part 1&2

Bobby Hutcherson - Harold Land Quintet

Harold Land (tenor sax, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Stanley Cowell (piano) Reggie Johnson (bass) Joe Chambers (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 11, 1969
4915 tk.7AvisBlue Note LT-1086
4916 tk.11Ungano-
4917 tk.16Orientable-
4918 tk.18Medina-
4919 tk.24Comes Spring-
4920 tk.28Dave's Chant-
* Blue Note LT-1086   Bobby Hutcherson - Medina

John Patton Quartet

Marvin Cabell (tenor sax, flute, saxello) John Patton (organ) James Ulmer (guitar) Leroy Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 15, 1969
4992 tk.10Lite Hit (alternate take) (mistitled as Village Lee (alternate take))Blue Note B1-31883, 7243 8 53924 2 9
4992 tk.11Lite HitBlue Note BST 84340
4993 tk.21Freedom Jazz Dance-
4994 tk.23Captain Nasty-
4995 tk.27Don't Let Me Lose This Dream-
4996 tk.31Rakin' And Scrapin'-
4997 tk.34Village Lee-
* Blue Note B1-31883   Various Artists - The Lost Grooves
* Blue Note BST 84340, B1-53924, 7243 8 53924 2 9   John Patton - Accent On The Blues

Duke Pearson Quartet

Duke Pearson (piano, celeste -1/8, piano -9) Bob Cranshaw (bass -1/8) Mickey Roker (drums -1/8) Airto Moreira (percussion -1/8)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, August 19, 1969
1. 3705 (tk.8)Sleigh Riderejected
2. 3712 (tk.4)Jingle BellsBlue Note BST 84323
3. 3706 (tk.9)Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas-
4. 3707 (tk.7)Go Tell It On A Mountain-
5. 3708 (tk.2)Little Drummer Boy-
6. 3711 (tk.1)Silent Night-
7. 3710 (tk.2)Santa Claus Is Coming To Town-
8. 3725 (tk.3)Wassail Song-
9. (tk.2)O Little Town Of Bethlehem-
* Blue Note BST 84323   Duke Pearson - Merry Ole Soul

Lou Donaldson Sextet

Ed Williams (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto sax, electric alto sax) Charles Earland (organ) Melvin Sparks (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Leo Morris (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 22, 1969
5027 tk.4Donkey WalkBlue Note BST 84337
5028 tk.6Untitled Original Blues, No. 1rejected
5029 tk.8West Indian DaddyBlue Note BST 84337
tk.10Untitled Original Blues, No. 2rejected
tk.12Candy Man-
* Blue Note BST 84337, B1-31248   Lou Donaldson - Everything I Play Is Funky

The Three Sounds With Orchestra

Gene Harris (piano) Henry Franklin (bass) Carl Burnett (drums) with David Duke (French horn) Buddy Collette (flute, alto flute) Fred Robinson (guitar) Alan Estes (percussion) unidentified strings led by Sid Sharp, Monk Higgins (composer, arranger, conductor)
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, August 26, 1969
5087Repeat After MeBlue Note BST 84341
5088Upper Four Hundred-
5089Popsicle Pimp-
5090Black Sugar-
* Blue Note BST 84341   The Three Sounds - Soul Symphony

The Three Sounds With Orchestra + Specialties Unlimited

Gene Harris (piano) Henry Franklin (bass) Carl Burnett (drums) with Buddy Collette (flute, alto flute) Fred Robinson (guitar) Alan Estes (percussion) unidentified strings led by Sid Sharp, Monk Higgins (composer, arranger, conductor) plus overdubs: Specialties Unlimited: Alex Brown, Mamie Galore, Clydie King (backing vocals)
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, August 27, 1969
Soul Symphony

The Three Sounds With Orchestra + Specialties Unlimited

Gene Harris (piano) Henry Franklin (bass) Carl Burnett (drums) with David Duke, Art Maebe (French horn) Buddy Collette (flute, alto flute) Fred Robinson (guitar) Alan Estes (percussion) unidentified strings led by James Getzoff, Monk Higgins (composer, arranger, conductor) plus overdubs: Specialties Unlimited: Alex Brown, Mamie Galore, Clydie King (backing vocals)
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, August 28, 1969
5086Soul SymphonyBlue Note BST 84341
* Blue Note BST 84341   The Three Sounds - Soul Symphony

Wayne Shorter Sextet

Wayne Shorter (soprano sax) John McLaughlin (acoustic guitar, guitar) Sonny Sharrock (electric guitar) Miroslav Vitous (bass) Chick Corea (drums, vibes) Jack DeJohnette (drums, percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, August 29, 1969
5052 tk.2CapricornBlue Note BST 84332
5053 tk.3Super Nova-
5054 tk.9Water Babies-
5055 tk.10Sweet-Pea-
* Blue Note BST 84332, CDP 7 84332 2   Wayne Shorter - Super Nova

Wayne Shorter Septet

Wayne Shorter (soprano sax) Walter Booker (acoustic guitar -1) Sonny Sharrock (electric guitar) Miroslav Vitous (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums, African thumb piano) Chick Corea (drums, percussion) Airto Moreira (percussion) Maria Booker (vocals -1)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, September 2, 1969
1. 5056 tk.4DindiBlue Note BST 84332
2. 5057 tk.6More Than Human-
* Blue Note BST 84332, CDP 7 84332 2   Wayne Shorter - Super Nova

Candido Band

Pat Russo, Jimmy Sedlar (trumpet) Alan Raph (bass trombone, trombone) Joe Grimm (sax, flute, piccolo) Frank Anderson (organ, piano) David Spinozza (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Herbie Lovelle (drums) Candido (congas, bongos) Joe Cain (arranger)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, September 4, 1969
5058Tony's ThemeBlue Note 7243 5 22664 2
5059Hallelujah! I'm Comin' Home-
* Blue Note 7243 5 22664 2   Candido - Thousand Finger Man

Candido Band

Pat Russo, Jimmy Sedlar (trumpet) Alan Raph (bass trombone, trombone) Joe Grimm (sax, flute, piccolo) Frank Anderson (organ, piano) David Spinozza (guitar) Jerry Jemmott (electric bass) Herbie Lovelle (drums) Candido (congas, bongos) Joe Cain (arranger)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, September 9, 1969
5060Soul LimboBlue Note 45-1959, 7243 5 22664 2
5061Come On Choo-Choo TrainBlue Note 7243 5 22664 2
5062Thousand Finger Man-
5063Jump BackBlue Note 45-1959, 7243 5 22664 2
* Blue Note 7243 5 22664 2   Candido - Thousand Finger Man
* Blue Note 45-1959   Candido - Jump Back / Soul Limbo

Lee Morgan Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) George Coleman (tenor sax) Harold Mabern (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 12, 1969
5142Stormy WeatherBlue Note BN-LA582-J2
5143Mr. Johnson-
5144Untitled Boogaloo-
* Blue Note BN-LA582-J2   Lee Morgan - The Procrastinator

Elvin Jones Septet

Fred Tompkins (flute -2) George Coleman (tenor sax -1,3/6) Joe Farrell (tenor sax, flute, English horn, bass flute) Pepper Adams (baritone sax -1,3,4,6) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Candido (congas -1,4,6)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 26, 1969
1. 5210 tk.1Mr. JonesBlue Note BST 84331, BN-LA110-F
2. 5211 tk.3YesBlue Note BST 84331
3. tk.5unknown titlerejected
4. 5212 tk.9Agappe LoveBlue Note BST 84331
5. 5214 tk.12Whew-
6. 5213 tk.14Agenda-
* Blue Note BST 84331, CDP 7 84331 2   Elvin Jones - Poly-Currents
* Blue Note BN-LA110-F   Elvin Jones - Mr. Jones

Duke Pearson Tentet

Burt Collins (trumpet) Al Gibbons (flute) Jerry Dodgion (alto sax) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Duke Pearson (piano, electric piano) Al Gafa (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Airto Moreira (percussion, vocals) Stella Mars (vocals)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, October 3, 1969
5220-5Once I Loved (O Amor Em Paz)Blue Note 7243 8 35220 2
5221-5XibabaBlue Note B1-35220
5222-2Is That Sorejected
* Blue Note B1-35220, 7243 8 35220 2   Duke Pearson - I Don't Care Who Knows It

Bobby Hutcherson Septet

Harold Land (tenor sax -1,2,4/6) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Kenny Barron (piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Herbie Lewis (bass) Joe Chambers (drums) Candido (congas -1,2,4/6) Hilda Harris, Gene McDaniels, Albertine M. Robinson, Christine Spencer (backing vocals)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, October 3, 1969
1. 5223 tk.3Herbie's Tuneunissued
2. 5224Slow Changerejected
3. 5225 tk.6NowBlue Note BST 84333
4. 5226 tk.10Hello To The Wind-
5. 5227The Creatorrejected
6. 5228Black Heroes-
* Blue Note BST 84333   Bobby Hutcherson - Now!

Grant Green Sextet

Claude Bartee (tenor sax) Willie Bivens (vibes) Clarence Palmer (electric piano -1/4,6,7) Earl Neal Creque (electric piano -5) Grant Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Leo Morris (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 3, 1969
1. 5251 tk.5Hurt So BadBlue Note BST 84327
2. 5246 tk.12I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing-
3. 5247 tk.19Ease Back-
4. 5248 tk.20Upshot-
5. 5249 tk.24Cease The Bombing-
6. tk.26 or 27Wichita Linemanunissued
7. 5250 tk.30By The Time I Get To Phoenix-
* Blue Note BST 84327, B1-31247   Grant Green - Carryin' On

Lee Morgan Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) George Coleman (tenor sax) Harold Mabern (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 10, 1969
5284Free FlowBlue Note BN-LA582-J2
5285Uncle Rough-
5286Claw-Til-Da-
5287The Stroker-
* Blue Note BN-LA582-J2   Lee Morgan - The Procrastinator

Reuben Wilson Septet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor sax) Reuben Wilson (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Leo Morris (drums) Joe Sircus (congas -2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 31, 1969
1. (tk.5)Hold On, I'm Comin'Blue Note B1-31883
2.Ma Cherie Amourrejected
* Blue Note B1-31883   Various Artists - The Lost Grooves

Bobby Hutcherson Septet With Gene McDaniels

Harold Land (tenor sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Stanley Cowell (piano, electric piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Herbie Lewis (bass) Joe Chambers (drums) Candido (bongos, congas -2,3) Gene McDaniels (lead vocals) Eileen Gilbert, Christine Spencer, Maeretha Stewart (backing vocals)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, November 5, 1969
1. 5498 (tk.5)Black HeroesBlue Note BST 84333
2. 5497 (tk.8/9)The Creators-
3. 5496 (tk.2)Slow Change-
* Blue Note BST 84333   Bobby Hutcherson - Now!

Andrew Hill Nonet

Dizzy Reece, Woody Shaw (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Bob Northern (French horn) Howard Johnson (tuba, bass clarinet) Joe Farrell (soprano, tenor sax, alto flute, bass clarinet, English horn) Andrew Hill (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Lenny White (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 7, 1969
5515 tk.7Laverne (as The Brown Queen)Blue Note 7243 5 90417 2 8
tk.17Untitled, No. 1 (as Sideways)-
5516 tk.21/22Passing Ships-
* Blue Note 7243 5 90417 2 8   Andrew Hill - Passing Ships

Andrew Hill Nonet

Dizzy Reece, Woody Shaw (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Bob Northern (French horn) Howard Johnson (tuba, bass clarinet) Joe Farrell (soprano, tenor sax, alto flute, bass clarinet, English horn) Andrew Hill (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Lenny White (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 14, 1969
tk.27Untitled, No. 2 (as Cascade)Blue Note 7243 5 90417 2 8
5517 tk.35Noon Tide-
5519 tk.36/37Plantation Bag-
5518 tk.44Tomorrow (as Yesterday's Tomorrow)-
* Blue Note 7243 5 90417 2 8   Andrew Hill - Passing Ships

Duke Pearson's Big Band

Burt Collins (trumpet) Al Gibbons (flute) Jerry Dodgion (alto sax) Lew Tabackin (tenor sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Duke Pearson (electric piano) Ralph Towner (guitar) Wally Richardson (electric guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Airto Moreira (percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, November 21, 1969
5565-7Come On Over, My Loverejected
5566-9Dialogue-
5567-1Captain BacardisBlue Note 7243 8 35220 2
5568-5I Don't KnowBlue Note B1-35220
* Blue Note B1-35220, 7243 8 35220 2   Duke Pearson - I Don't Care Who Knows It

Kenny Cox And The Contemporary Jazz Quintet

Charles Moore (trumpet) Leon Henderson (tenor sax) Kenny Cox (piano) Ron Brooks (bass) Danny Spencer (drums)
G.M. Recording Studios, Detroit, MI, November 26, 1969
5587-4Gravity PointBlue Note BST 84339
5588-3What Other One-
5589-1Smick In-
5590-2Sojourn-
5591-1Spellbound-
5592-1Multidirection-
* Blue Note BST 84339   Kenny Cox - Multidirection

Brother Jack McDuff Septet

unknown (trumpet) Billy Phipps (tenor sax, flute) unknown (baritone, tenor sax) Brother Jack McDuff (organ, arranger) Jerry Byrd (guitar) Richard Davis (electric bass) Joe Dukes (drums)
Soundview Recording Studio, Kings Park, NY, December 1, 1969
5833Flat Backin'Blue Note BST 84334
* Blue Note BST 84334   Brother Jack McDuff - Moon Rappin'

Brother Jack McDuff Septet

unknown (trumpet) Billy Phipps (tenor sax, flute) unknown (baritone, tenor sax) Brother Jack McDuff (organ, arranger) Jerry Byrd (guitar) Richard Davis (electric bass) Joe Dukes (drums) Jean DuShon (vocals)
Soundview Recording Studio, Kings Park, NY, December 2, 1969
5834OblighettoBlue Note 45-1957, BST 84334
* Blue Note BST 84334   Brother Jack McDuff - Moon Rappin'
* Blue Note 45-1957   Brother Jack McDuff - Oblighetto / The Vibrator

Brother Jack McDuff Septet

unknown (trumpet) Billy Phipps (tenor sax, flute) unknown (baritone, tenor sax) Brother Jack McDuff (organ, arranger) Jerry Byrd (guitar) Richard Davis (electric bass) Joe Dukes (drums)
Soundview Recording Studio, Kings Park, NY, December 3, 1969
5835Moon Rappin'Blue Note BST 84334
* Blue Note BST 84334   Brother Jack McDuff - Moon Rappin'

Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Orchestra

Danny Moore, Al Porcino, Marvin Stamm, Snooky Young (trumpet) Thad Jones (flugelhorn) Bob Burgess, Jimmy Knepper, Benny Powell, Julian Priester (trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Jerome Richardson (alto sax) Eddie Daniels, Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Roland Hanna (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
"Jazz Wave, Ltd. On Tour", "Kongresshalle", Frankfurt/Main, West Germany, December 7, 1969
Don't Git SassyBlue Note BST 89905
* Blue Note BST 89905   Various Artists - Jazz Wave, Ltd. On Tour, Vol. 1

Jimmy McGriff With Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Orchestra

Danny Moore, Al Porcino, Marvin Stamm, Snooky Young (trumpet) Thad Jones (flugelhorn) Bob Burgess, Jimmy Knepper, Benny Powell, Julian Priester (trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Jerome Richardson (alto sax) Eddie Daniels, Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Roland Hanna (piano) Jimmy McGriff (organ) Richard Davis (bass) Mel Lewis (drums): add Jimmy McGriff (organ)
"Jazz Wave, Ltd. On Tour", "Kongresshalle", Frankfurt/Main, West Germany, December 7, 1969
Slow But Sure (aka Lil' Darlin')Blue Note BST 89905
* Blue Note BST 89905   Various Artists - Jazz Wave, Ltd. On Tour, Vol. 1

Freddie Hubbard Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Roland Hanna (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
"Jazz Wave, Ltd. On Tour", "Kongresshalle", Frankfurt/Main, West Germany, December 7, 1969
Without A SongBlue Note unissued
Hub-Tones-
Spacetrack-

Kenny Burrell Trio

Kenny Burrell (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
"Jazz Wave, Ltd. On Tour", "Kongresshalle", Frankfurt/Main, West Germany, December 7, 1969
GreensleevesBlue Note BST 89905
* Blue Note BST 89905   Various Artists - Jazz Wave, Ltd. On Tour, Vol. 1

Freddie Hubbard Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Roland Hanna (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
"Jazz Wave, Ltd. On Tour", "Donauhalle", Ulm, West Germany, December 10, 1969
Body And SoulBlue Note BST 89905
* Blue Note BST 89905   Various Artists - Jazz Wave, Ltd. On Tour, Vol. 1

Kenny Burrell Solo

Kenny Burrell (guitar)
"Jazz Wave, Ltd. On Tour", "Donauhalle", Ulm, West Germany, December 10, 1969
PeopleBlue Note BST 89905
* Blue Note BST 89905   Various Artists - Jazz Wave, Ltd. On Tour, Vol. 1

Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Orchestra

Freddie Hubbard, Danny Moore, Al Porcino, Marvin Stamm, Snooky Young (trumpet) Thad Jones (flugelhorn) Bob Burgess, Jimmy Knepper, Benny Powell, Julian Priester (trombone) Jeremy Steig (flute) Jerry Dodgion, Jerome Richardson (alto sax) Eddie Daniels, Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Roland Hanna (piano) Jimmy McGriff (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
"Jazz Wave, Ltd. On Tour", "Donauhalle", Ulm, West Germany, December 10, 1969
Finale (aka Once Around)Blue Note BST 89905
* Blue Note BST 89905   Various Artists - Jazz Wave, Ltd. On Tour, Vol. 1

Brother Jack McDuff Sextet

unknown (trumpet) Billy Phipps (tenor sax, flute) unknown (baritone, tenor sax) Brother Jack McDuff (organ, arranger) Jerry Byrd (guitar) Joe Dukes (drums)
Soundview Recording Studio, Kings Park, NY, December 11, 1969
5836Made In SwedenBlue Note BST 84334
5837Loose Foot-
* Blue Note BST 84334   Brother Jack McDuff - Moon Rappin'

Reuben Wilson Quartet

John Manning (tenor sax) Reuben Wilson (organ) Melvin Sparks (guitar) Tommy Derrick (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 12, 1969
tk.5BambuBlue Note BST 84343
tk.9Bus Ride-
tk.14Twenty-Five Miles-
tk.19Orange PeelBlue Note 45-1961, BST 84343
tk.23Blue ModeBlue Note BST 84343
tk.25Knock On WoodBlue Note 45-1961, BST 84343
* Blue Note BST 84343, B1-29906   Reuben Wilson - Blue Mode
* Blue Note 45-1961   Reuben Wilson - Orange Peel / Knock On Wood

Donald Byrd Group

Donald Byrd (flugelhorn) William Campbell (trombone -1) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Lew Tabackin (tenor sax, flute) Duke Pearson (electric piano) Ron Carter (bass) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass -2) Airto Moreira (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, December 16, 1969
1. 4615-4KofiBlue Note B1-31875
2. 4616-4Fufu-
* Blue Note B1-31875, 7243 8 31875 2   Donald Byrd - Kofi

Lonnie Smith Quintet

Dave Hubbard (tenor sax) Ronnie Cuber (baritone sax) Lonnie Smith (organ) Larry McGee (guitar) Marion Booker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 19, 1969
5713Twenty-Five MilesBlue Note rejected
5714Seven Steps To Heaven-
5715Psychedelic Pi-
5716Original Latin Blues-

Jeremy Steig Trio

Jeremy Steig (flute) Ron Carter (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
"Jazz Wave, Ltd. On Tour", "Donauhalle", Ulm, West Germany, December, 1969
RezaBlue Note BST 89905
* Blue Note BST 89905   Various Artists - Jazz Wave, Ltd. On Tour, Vol. 1

1970

Lonnie Smith Quintet

Dave Hubbard (tenor sax) Ronnie Cuber (baritone sax) Lonnie Smith (organ) Larry McGee (guitar) Joe Dukes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 2, 1970
5717 tk.30Twenty-Five MilesBlue Note BST 84351
5718Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf-
5719Spinning Wheel-
5720Seven Steps To Heaven-
5721 tk.34Psychedelic PI-
* Blue Note BST 84351, B1-28266   Lonnie Smith - Drives

Lou Donaldson Sextet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (electric alto sax, vocals) Lonnie Smith (organ) Melvin Sparks (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 9, 1970
5760Tennessee WaltzBlue Note BST 84359
5761 tk.8Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky (From Now On)Blue Note 45-1956, BST 84337
tk.10Untitled Original Bluesrejected
5762 tk.12Over The RainbowBlue Note BST 84337
5764 tk.14Hamp's Hump-
5763 tk.16Minor BashBlue Note 45-1956, BST 84337
* Blue Note BST 84359, CDP 7 89794 2   Lou Donaldson - Pretty Things
* Blue Note BST 84337, B1-31248   Lou Donaldson - Everything I Play Is Funky
* Blue Note 45-1956   Lou Donaldson - Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky / Minor Bash

Andrew Hill Sextet

Charles Tolliver (trumpet, flugelhorn) Pat Patrick (flute, alto clarinet, alto, baritone sax) Bennie Maupin (flute, tenor sax) Andrew Hill (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 16, 1970
5827 tk.2One For One (as Ocho Rios (first version))Blue Note BN-LA459-H2; Mosaic MS-016
5828 tk.9Diddy Wah-
tk.20Untitled (as The Dance)Mosaic MS-016
* Blue Note BN-LA459-H2   Andrew Hill - One For One
* Mosaic MS-016   Andrew Hill - Mosaic Select

Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Orchestra

Danny Moore, Al Porcino, Marvin Stamm, Snooky Young (trumpet) Thad Jones (flugelhorn, arranger) Eddie Bert, Jimmy Knepper, Benny Powell (trombone) Cliff Heather (bass trombone) Dick Berg, Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin, Julius Watkins (French horn) Howard Johnson (tuba) Jerry Dodgion, Jerome Richardson (alto sax) Eddie Daniels, Billy Harper (tenor sax) Richie Kamuca (baritone sax) Roland Hanna (piano, electric piano) Richard Davis (bass, electric bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, January 20, 1970
5854 (tk.8)DedicationBlue Note BST 84346
5861 (tk.14)Consummation-
* Blue Note BST 84346   Thad Jones/Mel Lewis - Consummation

Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Orchestra

Danny Moore, Al Porcino, Marvin Stamm, Snooky Young (trumpet) Thad Jones (flugelhorn, arranger) Eddie Bert, Jimmy Knepper, Benny Powell (trombone) Cliff Heather (bass trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Jerome Richardson (alto sax) Eddie Daniels, Billy Harper (tenor sax) Richie Kamuca (baritone sax) Roland Hanna (piano, electric piano) Richard Davis (bass, electric bass) Mel Lewis (drums): omit Berg, Buffington, Chapin, Watkins, Johnson
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, January 21, 1970
5855 (tk.7)It Only Happens Every TimeBlue Note BST 84346
5856 (tk.11)TiptoeBlue Note BST 84346, BN-LA392-H2
* Blue Note BST 84346   Thad Jones/Mel Lewis - Consummation
* Blue Note BN-LA392-H2   Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Best Album

Andrew Hill Sextet

Charles Tolliver (trumpet, flugelhorn) Pat Patrick (flute, alto clarinet, alto, baritone sax) Bennie Maupin (flute, tenor sax) Andrew Hill (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Ben Riley (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 23, 1970
5829 tk.27Satin LadyMosaic MS-016
5830 tk.35Without MaliceBlue Note BN-LA459-H2; Mosaic MS-016
5831 tk.38Ocho Rios (second version)Mosaic MS-016
5832 tk.52Ode To Infinity-
* Blue Note BN-LA459-H2   Andrew Hill - One For One
* Mosaic MS-016   Andrew Hill - Mosaic Select

Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Orchestra

Danny Moore, Al Porcino, Marvin Stamm, Snooky Young (trumpet) Thad Jones (flugelhorn, arranger) Eddie Bert, Jimmy Knepper, Benny Powell (trombone) Cliff Heather (bass trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Jerome Richardson (alto sax) Eddie Daniels, Billy Harper (tenor sax) Joe Farrell (baritone sax) Roland Hanna (piano, electric piano) Richard Davis (bass, electric bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, January 28, 1970
5860 (tk.8)FingersBlue Note BST 84346
Ahunk, Ahunkrejected
* Blue Note BST 84346   Thad Jones/Mel Lewis - Consummation

Grant Green Octet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Claude Bartee (tenor sax) Emmanuel Riggins (organ -1,3/5) Neal Creque (organ -2) Grant Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Idris Muhammad (drums) Candido (congas) Richie "Pablo" Landrum (bongos)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 30, 1970
1. 5886Ain't It Funky NowBlue Note 45-1960, BST 84342
2. 5887WindjammerBlue Note BST 84342
3. 5888A Day In The Life-
4. 5889Dracula-
5. 5890I'll Never Fall In Love Again-
* Blue Note BST 84342, B1-28265   Grant Green - Green Is Beautiful
* Blue Note 45-1960   Grant Green - Ain't It Funky Now, Part 1&2

McCoy Tyner Sextet

Wayne Shorter (soprano, tenor sax) Gary Bartz (alto sax) Alice Coltrane (harp -2/4) McCoy Tyner (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 9, 1970
1. tk.3The WandererBlue Note BST 84419
2. tk.4Message From The Nile-
3. tk.5His Blessings-
4. tk.6Survival Blues-
* Blue Note BST 84419   McCoy Tyner - Extensions (not released)
= Blue Note BN-LA006-F   McCoy Tyner - Extensions

Jeremy Steig Quartet

Jeremy Steig (flute) Eddie Gomez (bass)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, February 11, 1970
All Is OneBlue Note BST 84354
Space-
* Blue Note BST 84354   Jeremy Steig - Wayfaring Stranger

Duke Pearson Octet

Burt Collins (trumpet) Kenny Rupp (trombone) Jerry Dodgion (alto sax, alto flute) Lew Tabackin (tenor sax, flute) Frank Foster (tenor sax, alto clarinet -1/3,5,6) Duke Pearson (piano, electric piano) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Andy Bey (vocals -1)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 13, 1970
1. 5921 tk.2I Don't Care Who Knows ItBlue Note B1-35220
2. 5922 tk.6Chant Ossanha-
3. 5923 tk.15A Beautiful Friendship-
4. 5924 tk.29EmilyBlue Note BN-LA317-G
5. 5925 tk.33BloosBlue Note B1-35220
6. 5926 tk.36Horn InBlue Note 7243 8 35220 2
* Blue Note B1-35220, 7243 8 35220 2   Duke Pearson - I Don't Care Who Knows It
* Blue Note BN-LA317-G   Duke Pearson - It Could Only Happen With You

Andrew Hill Quintet With Lawrence Marshall Vocal Choir

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, flute, bass clarinet) Andrew Hill (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Ben Riley (drums) Benjamin Franklin Carter, Milt Grayson, Hugh Harnell, Joan Johnson, LaReine LaMer, Lawrence Marshall, Gail Nelson, Ron Steward, Lillian Williams (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 6, 1970
6024 tk.3Blue SparkBlue Note 7243 5 27546 2
6025 tk.8A Tender Tale-
6026 tk.14Drew's Tune-
* Blue Note 7243 5 27546 2   Andrew Hill - Lift Every Voice

Gene Harris And The Three Sounds

Gene Harris (piano) Henry Franklin (bass, electric bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
"The It Club", Los Angeles, CA, March 6, 1970
Funky PullettBlue Note B1-35338
I'm Still Sad-
Baby Man-
Love For Sale-
Sittin' Duck-
On Green Dolphin Street-
Tammy's BreezeBlue Note 7243 8 35338 2
John Brown's Body-
* Blue Note B1-35338, 7243 8 35338 2   Gene Harris And The Three Sounds - Live At The "It" Club

Gene Harris And The Three Sounds With Percussions

Gene Harris (piano) Henry Franklin (bass, electric bass, sand blocks, jawbone -1,6,8/10,12,13, bass, electric bass -2/5,7,11) Carl Burnett (drums, congas, tambourine -1,6,8/10,12,13, drums -2/5,7,11) Monk Higgins (cabasa, claves, jawbone, vibraslap -1,6,8/10,12,13)
"The It Club", Los Angeles, CA, March 6 & 7, 1970
1.Put On TrainBlue Note 7243 5 23997 2
2.Virgin Pearlrejected
3.I'm In LoveBlue Note 7243 5 23997 2
4.Down Home-
5.Girl Talk-
6.Black Fox-
7.This Guy's In Loverejected
8.Apollo 21Blue Note 7243 5 23997 2
9.Eleanor Rigby-
10.Get Back-
11.Judy, Judy, Judyrejected
12.How Insensitive-
13.Come TogetherBlue Note 7243 5 23997 2
* Blue Note 7243 5 23997 2   Gene Harris And The Three Sounds - Live At The "It" Club, Vol. 2

Andrew Hill Quintet With Lawrence Marshall Vocal Choir

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, flute, bass clarinet) Andrew Hill (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Ben Riley (drums) Benjamin Franklin Carter, Milt Grayson, Hugh Harnell, Joan Johnson, LaReine LaMer, Lawrence Marshall, Gail Nelson, Ron Steward, Lillian Williams (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 13, 1970
6060 tk.21Natural SpiritBlue Note 7243 5 27546 2
6061 tk.33Such It Is-
6062 tk.43Mother Mercy-
* Blue Note 7243 5 27546 2   Andrew Hill - Lift Every Voice

Brother Jack McDuff With Orchestra

Martin Drover, Terry Noonan, Bud Parks (trumpet) John Bennett, Adrian Drover (trombone) David Statham, Willie Watson (French horn) Norman Leppard, Dick Morrissey, Jack Whitford, Dave Willis (reeds, flute) Typhena Partridge (harp) J.J. Jackson (piano, percussion) Brother Jack McDuff (organ, piano) Terry Smith (guitar) Larry Steele (electric bass) Trevor Armstrong (drums)
Island Studios, London, England, March 23, 1970
6151Come And Carry Me HomeBlue Note BST 84348
* Blue Note BST 84348   Brother Jack McDuff - To Seek A New Home

Brother Jack McDuff With Orchestra

Martin Drover, Terry Noonan, Bud Parks (trumpet) John Bennett, Adrian Drover (trombone) David Statham, Willie Watson (French horn) Norman Leppard, Dick Morrissey, Jack Whitford, Dave Willis (reeds, flute) Typhena Partridge (harp) J.J. Jackson (piano, percussion) Brother Jack McDuff (organ, piano) Larry Steele (electric bass) Trevor Armstrong (drums): omit Smith
Island Studios, London, England, March 24, 1970
6153Mystic JohnBlue Note 45-1958, BST 84348
* Blue Note BST 84348   Brother Jack McDuff - To Seek A New Home
* Blue Note 45-1958   Brother Jack McDuff - Hunk O'Funk / Mystic John

Brother Jack McDuff With Orchestra

Martin Drover, Terry Noonan, Bud Parks (trumpet) John Bennett, Adrian Drover (trombone) David Statham, Willie Watson (French horn) Norman Leppard, Dick Morrissey, Jack Whitford, Dave Willis (reeds, flute) Typhena Partridge (harp) J.J. Jackson (piano, percussion) Brother Jack McDuff (organ, piano) Terry Smith (guitar) Peter Chapman (bass) Trevor Armstrong (drums) Debrah Long (voice) Jerry Long (voice, arranger)
Island Studios, London, England, March 25, 1970
6154Seven Keys For Seven DoorsBlue Note BST 84348
* Blue Note BST 84348   Brother Jack McDuff - To Seek A New Home

Brother Jack McDuff With Orchestra

Martin Drover, Bud Parks (trumpet) John Bennett (trombone) Adrian Drover (trombone -2) Norman Leppard, Dick Morrissey (tenor sax, flute) J.J. Jackson (piano, percussion, arranger, chant -1, arranger -2) Brother Jack McDuff (organ) Chris Parren (electric piano -2) Terry Smith (guitar) Larry Steele (electric bass) Phil Leaford (drums)
Island Studios, London, England, March 26, 1970
1. 6155Hunk O'FunkBlue Note 45-1958, BST 84348
2. 6152Yellow WednesdayBlue Note BST 84348
* Blue Note BST 84348   Brother Jack McDuff - To Seek A New Home
* Blue Note 45-1958   Brother Jack McDuff - Hunk O'Funk / Mystic John

Wayne Shorter Septet

Wayne Shorter (soprano, tenor sax) Dave Holland (acoustic guitar, bass) John McLaughlin (12-string guitar) Miroslav Vitous (bass) Ron Carter (bass, cello) Chick Corea (drums, marimba, percussion) Michelin Prell (drums, percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, April 3, 1970
6122 tk.4Moto Grosso FeioBlue Note BN-LA014-G
6123 tk.7Antiqua-
6124 tk.9Vera Cruz-
6125 tk.12Iska-
6126 tk.14Montezuma-
* Blue Note BN-LA014-G   Wayne Shorter - Moto Grosso Feio

Chick Corea Trio

Chick Corea (piano) Dave Holland (bass) Barry Altschul (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, April 7, 1970
6160 (tk.3)FleshBlue Note BST 84353
6157 (tk.2)Toy RoomBlue Note BST 84353, BN-LA395-H2
6162 (tk.1)Nefertiti-
(tk.2)Blue ConnotationBlue Note BN-LA472-H2, CDP 7 84353 2, CDP 7 46401 2
* Blue Note BST 84353, CDP 7 46401 2, CDP 7 84353 2   Chick Corea - The Song Of Singing
* Blue Note BN-LA395-H2   Chick Corea Best Album
* Blue Note BN-LA472-H2   Chick Corea - Circling In

Chick Corea Trio

Chick Corea (piano, percussion) Dave Holland (bass, percussion) Barry Altschul (drums, percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, April 8, 1970
6159 (tk.2)RhymesBlue Note BST 84353
6158 (tk.1)Ballad IBlue Note BST 84353, BN-LA395-H2
(tk.2)Ballad IIBlue Note CDP 7 84353 2
6161 (tk.3)Ballad IIIBlue Note BST 84353, BN-LA395-H2
(tk.1)DroneBlue Note BN-LA882-J2, CDP 7 46401 2
* Blue Note BST 84353, CDP 7 46401 2, CDP 7 84353 2   Chick Corea - The Song Of Singing
* Blue Note BN-LA395-H2   Chick Corea Best Album
* Blue Note BN-LA882-J2   Chick Corea - Circulus

Horace Silver Quintet With Vocals

Randy Brecker (trumpet, flugelhorn) George Coleman (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano, electric piano) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Andy Bey (vocals -1,3/5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 8, 1970
1.The Happy MediumBlue Note BST 84352
2. tk.7That Healin' Feelin'-
3. tk.17Love Vibrations-
4. tk.21The Show Has BegunBlue Note 45-1964, BST 84352
5.PeaceBlue Note BST 84352
* Blue Note BST 84352, (E) B1-29907   Horace Silver - That Healin' Feelin'
* Blue Note 45-1964   Horace Silver - The Show Has Begun / There's Much To Be Done

Duke Pearson Tentet

Burt Collins, Joe Shepley (trumpet) Kenny Rupp (trombone) Hermeto Pascoal (flute, guitar, bass) Al Gibbons (alto sax, alto flute) possibly Frank Foster (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (piano, electric piano) Theo (guitar, bass -1/3,5,6) Bob Cranshaw (bass, electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Flora Pulim (vocals -1,2,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 10, 1970
1. 6128 tk.5It Could Only Happen With YouBlue Note BN-LA317-G
2. 6129 tk.10Gira, Girou (Round And Round)-
3. 6130 tk.19Book's Bossa-
4. 6131 tk.20Lost In The Stars-
5. 6132 tk.22Stormy-
6. 6133 tk.27Hermeto-
* Blue Note BN-LA317-G   Duke Pearson - It Could Only Happen With You

Joe Williams

Joe Williams (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Horace Ott (arranger, conductor)
United Artists Studios, Hollywood, CA, May 5, 1970
BabyBlue Note 45-1979, BST 84355
Here's That Rainy DayBlue Note BST 84355
Something-
BridgesBlue Note 45-1979, BST 84355
I'd Be A Fool Right NowBlue Note BST 84355
* Blue Note BST 84355   Joe Williams - Worth Waiting For
* Blue Note 45-1979   Joe Williams - Baby / Bridges

Joe Williams

Joe Williams (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Horace Ott (arranger, conductor): same personnel
United Artists Studios, Hollywood, CA, May 6, 1970
I Hold No GrudgeBlue Note BST 84355
Lush Life-
Little Girl-
Didn't We-
* Blue Note BST 84355   Joe Williams - Worth Waiting For

Joe Williams

Joe Williams (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Horace Ott (arranger, conductor): same personnel
United Artists Studios, Hollywood, CA, May 8, 1970
Oh, DarlingBlue Note BST 84355
Can't Take My Eyes Off On You-
You Send Me-
* Blue Note BST 84355   Joe Williams - Worth Waiting For

Donald Byrd Group

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Bill Champbell (trombone) Hermeto Pascoal (flute -4) Jerry Dodgion (alto, soprano sax, flute) Lew Tabackin (tenor sax, flute) Frank Foster (tenor sax, alto clarinet) Pepper Adams (baritone sax, clarinet) Duke Pearson (electric piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Airto Moreira (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 15, 1970
1. 6344 tk.2EstaviancoBlue Note BST 84349
2. 6343 tk.4Essence-
3. 6341 tk.5The Dude-
4. 6342 tk.8Xibaba-
* Blue Note BST 84349   Donald Byrd - Electric Byrd

Lonnie Smith Septet

Dave Hubbard (tenor sax) Ronnie Cuber (baritone sax) Lonnie Smith (organ, vocals) George Benson (guitar) Joe Dukes (drums) Gary Jones (congas) Clifford Mack (tambourine)
"Club Mozambique", Detroit, MI, May 21, 1970
tk.1Love BowlBlue Note B1-31880
tk.2Piece Of Mind-
tk.3Play It Backrejected
tk.4I Can't Stand ItBlue Note B1-31880
tk.5Move Your Handrejected
tk.6I Want To Thank You For Loving Me-
tk.7ScreamBlue Note B1-31880
tk.8Expressions-
tk.9Play It Back-
tk.10I Want To Thank You For Loving Me-
tk.11Seven Steps To Heaven-
tk.12Piece Of Mindrejected
tk.13Come Together-
tk.14Days Of Wine And Roses-
tk.15I'm Doing Bad, I'm Doing Fine-
* Blue Note B1-31880   Lonnie Smith - Live At Club Mozambique

Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Orchestra

Danny Moore, Al Porcino, Marvin Stamm, Snooky Young (trumpet) Thad Jones (flugelhorn, arranger) Eddie Bert, Jimmy Knepper, Benny Powell (trombone) Cliff Heather (bass trombone) Howard Johnson (tuba) Jerry Dodgion, Jerome Richardson (alto sax) Eddie Daniels, Billy Harper (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Roland Hanna (piano, electric piano) David Spinozza (guitar -1,3) Richard Davis (bass, electric bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, May 25, 1970
1. 5858 (tk.18)UsBlue Note 45-1962, BST 84346
2. 5857 (tk.1)A Child Is BornBlue Note BST 84346, BN-LA392-H2
3. 5859 (tk.8)Ahunk, AhunkBlue Note 45-1962, BST 84346
* Blue Note BST 84346   Thad Jones/Mel Lewis - Consummation
* Blue Note BN-LA392-H2   Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Best Album
* Blue Note 45-1962   Thad Jones/Mel Lewis - Ahunk, Ahunk / Us

Grant Green Quintet

Claude Bartee (tenor sax) Emmanuel Riggins (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Herbie Lewis (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 29, 1970
6478I Can't Leave Your Love AloneBlue Note unissued
6479Let Yourself Go-
6480Love On A Two-Way Street-
6481Green Acid-
6482Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head-
6483Something-
6484Let It Rain-

Lou Donaldson Quintet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (electric alto sax) Leon Spencer Jr. (organ) Ted Dunbar (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 12, 1970
6520 (tk.3)Curtis' SongBlue Note BST 84359
6521 (tk.6)Love-
6522Cold Duckrejected
6523 (tk.7)Sassie LassieBlue Note BST 84359
6524Just For A Thrill-
6525Pot Belly-
* Blue Note BST 84359, CDP 7 89794 2   Lou Donaldson - Pretty Things

Horace Silver Quintet With Vocals

Randy Brecker (trumpet) Houston Person (tenor sax) Horace Silver (electric piano) Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Idris Muhammad (drums) Gail Nelson (vocals -1) Jackie Verdell (vocals -2/4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 18, 1970
1. tk.6Nobody KnowsBlue Note BST 84352
2. tk.12Permit Me To Introduce You To Yourself-
3. tk.14Wipe Away The Devil-
4. tk.21There's Much To Be DoneBlue Note 45-1964, BST 84352
* Blue Note BST 84352, (E) B1-29907   Horace Silver - That Healin' Feelin'
* Blue Note 45-1964   Horace Silver - The Show Has Begun / There's Much To Be Done

Reuben Wilson Quintet

Ramon Morris, Harold Ousley (tenor sax) Reuben Wilson (organ) Ted Dunbar (guitar) William Curtis (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 26, 1970
Son Of ManBlue Note unissued
Do-Ba-Dat-San!-
Dance Ville-
What's Gonna Happen To Me-
Weaver Of Dreams-

Jack Wilson Trio

Jack Wilson (piano, electric piano) Ike Isaacs (bass, electric bass) Donald Bailey (drums)
"Memory Lane", Los Angeles, CA, 1st set, July 8, 1970
Tears InsideBlue Note rejected
Equinox / One And Four-
Street Scene-
Night Mist-
Caravan-
Soilin'-

Jack Wilson Trio

Jack Wilson (piano, electric piano) Ike Isaacs (bass, electric bass) Donald Bailey (drums): same personnel
"Memory Lane", Los Angeles, CA, 2nd set, July 8, 1970
Ahmad's Blues / New RhumbaBlue Note rejected
Something / After Supper-
Ada-
Little Sunflower / Soilin'-

Jack Wilson Trio

Jack Wilson (piano, electric piano) Ike Isaacs (bass, electric bass) Donald Bailey (drums): same personnel
"Memory Lane", Los Angeles, CA, 3rd set, July 8, 1970
Ramblin'Blue Note rejected
Squeeze Me-
Wave-
I Hear A Rhapsody / Soilin'-

Jack Wilson Trio

Jack Wilson (piano, electric piano) Ike Isaacs (bass, electric bass) Donald Bailey (drums): same personnel
"Memory Lane", Los Angeles, CA, 1st set, July 9, 1970
Little SunflowerBlue Note rejected
Ramblin'-
Night Mist-
Ada-
Soilin'-

Jack Wilson Trio

Jack Wilson (piano, electric piano) Ike Isaacs (bass, electric bass) Donald Bailey (drums): same personnel
"Memory Lane", Los Angeles, CA, 2nd set, July 9, 1970
Ahmad's BluesBlue Note rejected
If It's The Last Thing I Do-
Blues / Whine / Soilin'-

Jack Wilson Trio

Jack Wilson (piano, electric piano) Ike Isaacs (bass, electric bass) Donald Bailey (drums): same personnel
"Memory Lane", Los Angeles, CA, 3rd set, July 9, 1970
UntitledBlue Note rejected
Street Scene-
Medley-
Soilin'-

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, flute, bass clarinet) Harold Mabern (piano) Jymie Merritt (electric upright bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 1st set, July 10, 1970
The Beehiverejected
Something Like ThisBlue Note 7243 8 35228 2
Yunjanna / Speedball (theme)rejected
* Blue Note 7243 8 35228 2   Lee Morgan - Live At The Lighthouse

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, flute, bass clarinet) Harold Mabern (piano) Jymie Merritt (electric upright bass) Mickey Roker (drums): same personnel
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 2nd set, July 10, 1970
I Remember BrittBlue Note rejected
Absolutions / Speedball (theme)-

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, flute, bass clarinet) Harold Mabern (piano) Jymie Merritt (electric upright bass) Mickey Roker (drums): same personnel
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 3rd set, July 10, 1970
Neophiliarejected
416 East 10th StreetBlue Note 7243 8 35228 2
The Sidewinder / Speedball (theme)-
* Blue Note 7243 8 35228 2   Lee Morgan - Live At The Lighthouse

Lee Morgan Quintet + Jack DeJohnette

Lee Morgan (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, flute, bass clarinet) Harold Mabern (piano) Jymie Merritt (electric upright bass) Mickey Roker (drums -1,2) Jack DeJohnette (drums -3)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 4th set, July 10, 1970
1.Peyoterejected
2.Ceora (incomplete)-
3.Speedball (theme)Blue Note 7243 8 35228 2
* Blue Note 7243 8 35228 2   Lee Morgan - Live At The Lighthouse

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, flute, bass clarinet) Harold Mabern (piano) Jymie Merritt (electric upright bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 1st set, July 11, 1970
AonBlue Note 7243 8 35228 2
Yunjanna / Speedball (theme)rejected
* Blue Note 7243 8 35228 2   Lee Morgan - Live At The Lighthouse

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, flute, bass clarinet) Harold Mabern (piano) Jymie Merritt (electric upright bass) Mickey Roker (drums): same personnel
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 2nd set, July 11, 1970
Something Like Thisrejected
I Remember BrittBlue Note 7243 8 35228 2
The Beehive / Speedball (theme)rejected
* Blue Note 7243 8 35228 2   Lee Morgan - Live At The Lighthouse

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, flute, bass clarinet) Harold Mabern (piano) Jymie Merritt (electric upright bass) Mickey Roker (drums): same personnel
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 3rd set, July 11, 1970
Neophiliarejected
NommoBlue Note BST 89906
* Blue Note BST 89906, 7243 8 35228 2   Lee Morgan - Live At The Lighthouse

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, flute, bass clarinet) Harold Mabern (piano) Jymie Merritt (electric upright bass) Mickey Roker (drums): same personnel
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 4th set, July 11, 1970
Peyoterejected
AbsolutionsBlue Note BST 89906
* Blue Note BST 89906, 7243 8 35228 2   Lee Morgan - Live At The Lighthouse

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, flute, bass clarinet) Harold Mabern (piano) Jymie Merritt (electric upright bass) Mickey Roker (drums): same personnel
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 1st set, July 12, 1970
Something Like Thisrejected
YunjannaBlue Note 7243 8 35228 2
* Blue Note 7243 8 35228 2   Lee Morgan - Live At The Lighthouse

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, flute, bass clarinet) Harold Mabern (piano) Jymie Merritt (electric upright bass) Mickey Roker (drums): same personnel
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 2nd set, July 12, 1970
I Remember BrittBlue Note rejected
Absolutions-

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, flute, bass clarinet) Harold Mabern (piano) Jymie Merritt (electric upright bass) Mickey Roker (drums): same personnel
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 3rd set, July 12, 1970
NeophiliaBlue Note BST 89906
The Beehive-
* Blue Note BST 89906, 7243 8 35228 2   Lee Morgan - Live At The Lighthouse

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, flute, bass clarinet) Harold Mabern (piano) Jymie Merritt (electric upright bass) Mickey Roker (drums): same personnel
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 4th set, July 12, 1970
PeyoteBlue Note 7243 8 35228 2
Nommorejected
* Blue Note 7243 8 35228 2   Lee Morgan - Live At The Lighthouse

Bobby Hutcherson Quintet

Harold Land (tenor sax, flute, oboe) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes, marimba, percussion) Joe Sample (piano, electric piano) John Williams (bass, electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
United Artists Studios, Hollywood, CA, July 15, 1970
7187 tk.13Prints TieBlue Note BST 84362
7186 tk.17Goin' Down South-
7190 tk.25Procession-
7189 tk.26UmmhBlue Note 45-1966, BST 84362
7188 tk.36JazzBlue Note BST 84362
7191 tk.39A Night In Barcelona-
* Blue Note BST 84362, B1-28268   Bobby Hutcherson - San Francisco
* Blue Note 45-1966   Bobby Hutcherson - Ummh, Part 1&2

Elvin Jones Quintet

George Coleman (tenor sax) Frank Foster (tenor sax, alto clarinet) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Candido (congas, tambourine)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 17, 1970
6675SimoneBlue Note BST 84361
66735/4 Thing-
6674Ural Stradania-
6672Yesterdays-
6671Shinjitu-
* Blue Note BST 84361   Elvin Jones - Coalition

McCoy Tyner Sextet

Hubert Laws (flute, alto flute) Andrew White (oboe) Gary Bartz (alto, soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass) Freddie Waits (drums, timpani, chimes)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 21, 1970
tk.5Forbidden LandBlue Note BN-LA460-H2, 7243 4 93384 2
tk.7Hope-
tk.11Asian Lullaby-
Untitledrejected
* Blue Note BN-LA460-H2   McCoy Tyner - Cosmos
* Blue Note 7243 4 93384 2   McCoy Tyner - Asante

Hank Mobley Sextet

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Eddie Diehl (guitar) Mickey Bass (bass) Leroy Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 31, 1970
6734 tk.6You Gotta Hit ItBlue Note BST 84367
6735 tk.8Justine-
6738 tk.10Gayle's Groove-
6736 tk.18Talk About Gittin' It-
6737 tk.23Suite: Thinking Of Home / The Flight / Home At Last-
* Blue Note BST 84367, BST 84417   Hank Mobley - Thinking Of Home (not released)
= Blue Note LT-1045   Hank Mobley - Thinking Of Home

Chick Corea Trio

Anthony Braxton (soprano sax, clarinet, contrabass clarinet, percussion) Chick Corea (piano, celeste, percussion) Dave Holland (cello, guitar, percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, August 13, 1970
Duet For Bass And Piano, No. 1Blue Note BN-LA472-H2
Duet For Bass And Piano, No. 2-
Dance For Clarinet And Piano, No. 1-
Dance For Clarinet And Piano, No. 2-
Chimes, Part 1-
Chimes, Part 2-
* Blue Note BN-LA472-H2   Chick Corea - Circling In

Grant Green Sextet

Claude Bartee (tenor sax) Bill Bivens (vibes) Ronnie Foster (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums) Joseph Armstrong (congas) Bobby Green (announcer)
"Cliche Lounge", Newark, NJ, August 15, 1970
6759Let The Music Take Your MindBlue Note BST 84360
6761Sookie SookieBlue Note 45-1965, BST 84360
It's Your ThingBlue Note B1-31883, 7243 5 25650 2
Hey, Western Union Man-
Maiden VoyageBlue Note 7243 5 25650 2
Claude Bartee (tenor sax) Bill Bivens (vibes) Neal Creque (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums) Joseph Armstrong (congas) Bobby Green (announcer)
6760Time To RememberBlue Note 45-1965, BST 84360
6762Down Here On The GroundBlue Note BST 84360
* Blue Note BST 84360, CDP 7 89793 2, 7243 5 25650 2   Grant Green - Alive!
* Blue Note B1-31883   Various Artists - The Lost Grooves
* Blue Note 45-1965   Grant Green - Sookie Sookie / Time To Remember

Circle

Anthony Braxton (alto, soprano sax, flute, clarinet, chimes) Chick Corea (piano, celeste, vibes) Dave Holland (bass, cello, guitar, percussion) Barry Altschul (drums, wood blocks, bass marimba)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, August 19, 1970
StarpBlue Note BN-LA472-H2
73 degrees Kelvin-
Ballad-
Percussion PieceBlue Note BN-LA882-J2
* Blue Note BN-LA472-H2   Chick Corea - Circling In
* Blue Note BN-LA882-J2   Chick Corea - Circulus

Circle

Anthony Braxton (alto, soprano sax, clarinet, contrabass clarinet) Chick Corea (piano, prepared piano, bass marimba, percussion) Dave Holland (bass, guitar) Barry Altschul (drums, bass, percussion, vibes, bass marimba)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, August 21, 1970
tk.1Quartet Piece, No. 1Blue Note BN-LA882-J2
tk.2Quartet Piece, No. 2-
tk.3Quartet Piece, No. 3-
* Blue Note BN-LA882-J2   Chick Corea - Circulus

Wayne Shorter Octet

Wayne Shorter (soprano, tenor sax) David Friedman (vibes, marimba) Gene Bertoncini (guitar) Ron Carter, Cecil McBee (bass) Billy Hart, Alphonse Mouzon (drums) Frank Cuomo (drums, percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, August 26, 1970
6781 tk.3WindBlue Note BST 84363
6782 tk.5Storm-
6783 tk.10Calm-
6784 tk.12De Pois Amour, O Vazio (After Love, Emptiness)-
6785 tk.18Joy-
* Blue Note BST 84363, CDP 7 84363 2   Wayne Shorter - Odyssey Of Iska

McCoy Tyner Sextet

Andrew White (alto sax) McCoy Tyner (piano, wooden flute) Ted Dunbar (guitar) Buster Williams (bass) Billy Hart (drums, African percussion) Mtume (congas, percussion -2,3) Songai Sandra Smith (vocals -1,2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 10, 1970
1. 6796MalikaBlue Note BN-LA223-G
2. 6797Asante-
3. 6798Goin' Home-
4. 6799Fulfillment-
* Blue Note BN-LA223-G, 7243 4 93384 2   McCoy Tyner - Asante

Reuben Wilson Trio With Earl Turbinton

Earl Turbinton (alto sax) Reuben Wilson (organ) Eddie Diehl (guitar) Harold White (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 18, 1970
6821Signed, Sealed And Delivered, I'm YoursBlue Note BST 84365
A Groovy Situationrejected
If You Let Me Make Love To You Then Why Can't I Touch You-
* Blue Note BST 84365   Reuben Wilson - A Groovy Situation

Reuben Wilson Trio With Earl Turbinton

Earl Turbinton (alto sax) Reuben Wilson (organ) Eddie Diehl (guitar) Harold White (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 25, 1970
6820Happy TogetherBlue Note BST 84365
6816While The World Lies Waiting-
6818If You Let Me Make Love To You Then Why Can't I Touch You (From "Salvation")-
6819A Groovy Situation-
6817Sweet Tooth-
* Blue Note BST 84365   Reuben Wilson - A Groovy Situation

Jimmy McGriff With Orchestra

unknown (tenor sax) Jimmy McGriff (organ) unknown (guitar) unknown (drums) unidentified orchestra
NYC, circa fall 1970
IndianaBlue Note BST 84364
Malcolm's Blues-
Satin Doll-
Deb Sombo-
Something To Listen To-
Shiny Stockings-
* Blue Note BST 84364   Jimmy McGriff - Something To Listen To

John Patton Quartet

Marvin Cabell (flute, soprano, tenor sax) John Patton (organ) James 'Blood' Ulmer (guitar) Leroy Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 2, 1970
tk.2StenoBlue Note BST 84366
tk.4The Mandingo-
tk.5Bloodyun-
tk.10Ugetsurejected
tk.12FootprintsBlue Note BST 84366
tk.16Memphis-
* Blue Note BST 84366, BST 84418   John Patton - Memphis To New York Spirit (not released)
= Blue Note B1-35221, 7243 8 35221 2 5   John Patton - Memphis To New York Spirit

Wayne Shorter Quintet

Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) Barbara Burton (vibes, bells, percussion) McCoy Tyner (piano) Miroslav Vitous (bass) Alphonse Mouzon (drums, percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, October 13, 1970
tk.3Part 1: The CreationBlue Note rejected
tk.4Part 2: B. Because-
tk.5Part 3: Cee-
tk.7Part 4: Dee-
tk.8Part 5: Effe-

Candido Nonet

Bernie Glow, Pat Russo (trumpet) Alan Raph (trombone, bass trombone) Joe Grimm (soprano, baritone sax) Frank Anderson (piano, organ) David Spinozza (guitar) Jerry Jemmott (electric bass) Herbie Lovelle (drums) Candido (congas, bongos) Joe Cain (arranger)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, October 20, 1970
6910I'm On My WayBlue Note BST 84357
6911New World In The Morning-
6912Tic Tac Toe-
6913Hey, Western Union Man-
* Blue Note BST 84357, B1-84357   Candido - Beautiful

Candido Nonet

Bernie Glow, Pat Russo (trumpet -1/3,5,6) Alan Raph (trombone, bass trombone -1/3,5,6) Joe Grimm (soprano, baritone sax, flute -1/3,5,6) Frank Anderson (piano, organ) David Spinozza (guitar) Richard Davis (electric bass) Herbie Lovelle (drums) Candido (congas, bongos) Joe Cain (arranger)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, October 27, 1970
1. 6914I Shouldn't BelieveBlue Note BST 84357
2. 6915Beautiful-
3. 6916Money Man-
4. 6917Serenade To A Savage-
5. 6954Ghana Spice, Part 1-
6. 6955Ghana Spice, Part 2-
* Blue Note BST 84357, B1-84357   Candido - Beautiful

Lou Donaldson Quintet

Fred Ballard (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (electric alto sax) Leon Spencer (organ) Melvin Sparks (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums)
"Cadillac Club", Newark, NJ, 1st set, November 7, 1970
tk.1Foot Pattin' TimeBlue Note 7243 8 31876 2
tk.2The Scorpion (alternate take)Blue Note B1-31883
tk.3I'll Be Thererejected
tk.4Bye Bye Blackbird-
tk.5Brother Soul (theme)-
* Blue Note B1-31883   Various Artists - The Lost Grooves
* Blue Note 7243 8 31876 2   Lou Donaldson - Live At The Cadillac Club: The Scorpion

Lou Donaldson Quintet

Fred Ballard (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (electric alto sax) Leon Spencer (organ) Melvin Sparks (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums): same personnel
"Cadillac Club", Newark, NJ, 2nd set, November 7, 1970
tk.6Turn It On (Leon's Tune)rejected
tk.7Untitled Bossa Nova-
tk.8Untitled Blues-
tk.9Funky Mama-
tk.10LauraBlue Note B1-31876
tk.11This Is Happinessrejected
tk.12Brother Soul (theme)-
* Blue Note B1-31876, 7243 8 31876 2   Lou Donaldson - Live At The Cadillac Club: The Scorpion

Lou Donaldson Quintet

Fred Ballard (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (electric alto sax) Leon Spencer (organ) Melvin Sparks (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums): same personnel
"Cadillac Club", Newark, NJ, 3rd set, November 7, 1970
tk.13Alligator BogalooBlue Note B1-31876
tk.14The Scorpion-
tk.15I'll Be Thererejected
tk.16Bye Bye Blackbirdunissued
tk.17Turn It Onrejected
tk.18This Is Happiness-
tk.19Peppin'Blue Note 7243 8 31876 2
tk.20The Masquerade Is OverBlue Note B1-31876
* Blue Note B1-31876, 7243 8 31876 2   Lou Donaldson - Live At The Cadillac Club: The Scorpion

Horace Silver Sextet With Vocals

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet, flugelhorn) Harold Vick (tenor sax) Horace Silver (electric piano) Richie Resnicoff (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Salome Bey (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 15, 1970
7381Big BusinessBlue Note BST 84368
7384Total Response-
8827What Kind Of Animal Am I-
8829Acid, Pot Or PillsBlue Note 45-1975, BST 84368
* Blue Note BST 84368   Horace Silver - Total Response
* Blue Note 45-1975   Horace Silver - I've Had A Little Talk / Acid, Pot Or Pills

Brother Jack McDuff With Ray Draper's Orchestra

Randy Brecker, Olu Dara (trumpet) Dick Griffin, John Pierson (trombone) Paul Griffin (piano) Brother Jack McDuff (organ) Joe Beck (guitar) Tony Levin (electric bass) Donald McDonald (drums) Mike Mainieri (percussion) Ray Draper (percussion, vocals, tuba, arranger)
The Hit Factory, NYC, December 1, 1970
7105Ya'll Remember BoogieBlue Note BST 84358
7106Ya Ya Ya Ya Ya Ya-
* Blue Note BST 84358   Brother Jack McDuff - Who Knows What Tomorrow's Gonna Bring

Brother Jack McDuff With Ray Draper's Orchestra

Randy Brecker, Olu Dara (trumpet) Dick Griffin, John Pierson (trombone) Paul Griffin (piano) Brother Jack McDuff (organ) Joe Beck (guitar) Tony Levin (electric bass) Donald McDonald (drums) Mike Mainieri (percussion) Ray Draper (percussion, vocals, tuba, arranger): same personnel
The Hit Factory, NYC, December 2, 1970
7107Who's Pimpin' WhoBlue Note BST 84358
7108Who Knows What Tomorrow's Gonna Bring-
* Blue Note BST 84358   Brother Jack McDuff - Who Knows What Tomorrow's Gonna Bring

Brother Jack McDuff With Ray Draper's Orchestra

Randy Brecker, Olu Dara (trumpet) Dick Griffin, John Pierson (trombone) Paul Griffin (piano) Brother Jack McDuff (organ) Joe Beck (guitar) Tony Levin (electric bass) Donald McDonald (drums) Mike Mainieri (percussion) Ray Draper (percussion, vocals, tuba, arranger): same personnel
The Hit Factory, NYC, December 3, 1970
7109Wank's ThangBlue Note BST 84358
7110Classic Funke-
* Blue Note BST 84358   Brother Jack McDuff - Who Knows What Tomorrow's Gonna Bring

Donald Byrd Group

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (electric piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Airto Moreira, Dom Um Romao (percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, December 4, 1970
6879 tk.2Perpetual LoveBlue Note B1-31875
6880 tk.7Elmina-
6881 tk.15The Loud MinorityBlue Note 7243 8 31875 2
6882 tk.18My Love Waitsrejected
* Blue Note B1-31875, 7243 8 31875 2   Donald Byrd - Kofi